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In 1947, Wild Heerbrugg AG entered a new market and produced the first Microscopes.
This was the start for a new era and many successful models will follow:

1947 The first Wild M9 and Wild M10 Microscopes are sold

Wild M9 AH                 Wild M10 B Rd

1950 The Attachable Camera 1, the first Wild camera for photomicrography, the 20x, 40x, 50x and 100x Wild Fluotar objectives and the corresponding compensating eyepieces are now on sale.
1952 Conventional phase contrast equipment and the novel "Wild- Variocolor" accessory for color phase contrast are included in the microscopy program. An electromagnetic fine-focusing device, a projection and drawing mirror and a simple polarization outfit are on sale.
1954 The Reprogon Ions appears on the market and the Wild M11 and Wild M20 Microscopes are now on sale.

Wild M11                 Wild M20

1955 The Attachable Camera 11 with H-phototube is introduced.
1956 The cine attachment with projection tube is on the marked for cinemicrography.
1957 A drawing tube for the Wild M 20 Microscope first appears in the sales program.
1958 Wild enters the stereomicroscope field with the Wild M5.
1959 The Wild M5 is quickly joined by the Wild M4 Stereomicroscope.  
1960 The drawing tube for the Wild M5 Stereomicroscope is available.
1961 The Wild M4 Stereomicroscope gets its own drawing tube.
1962 A new discussion tube is available for the Wild M11 and Wild M20 Microscopes, and the Wild M21 Polarizing Microscope appears on the market.
1963 A new phototube for stereomicroscopes, the Wild M5 pol. and a new projection head are introduced.
1964 Wild enters the field of inverted microscopes with the Wild M40 and Wild M50. The Photoautomat is now available.
1965 The Transmitted Light Base for stereomicroscopes, the Wild M4C Stereomicroscope for industrial applications and interference attachments for microscopes become available.
1965 The "Wild-Verkaufsgeselischaft Mikroskopie GmbH" is founded in Munich.
1967 The Wild M4A Stereomicroscope, a simple instrument with magnification changer drum, appears on the market and the first Wild M500 Infra- Red/Ultraviolet Image Converter Unit leaves the factory.
1968 The Research and Development Department for Microscopy moves into a new building.
1969 The Wild M501 Sampling Microscope and the Electronic Micro-Length Measuring Attachment are available.
1970 The Wild M7 Zoom Stereomicroscope god's into production.
1975 new microscope Wild M8
1976 Epimakroscop Wild M450 Photomakroskop Wild M400
1979 Mikrophotosystem Wild MPS45
1980 Start of production of the surgery microscopes Wild M610 / Wild M630 / Wild M650
1983 surgery microscope Wild M690 new models Wild M3B; Wild M3C; Wild M3Z
1989 surgery microscope Wild M655  and  Mikrophotosystem Wild MPS46/52
1990 Zoom-Stereo microscope Leica M10

 

WILD M1A; M1B                                                           
WILD M3
WILD M4 / M4A
WILD M5

WILD M5A

WILD M7A / M7S
WILD M8
WILD M9
WILD M10
WILD M11
WILD M12
WILD M20

WILD M21

WILD M40
WILD M50
WILD M450

Interesting links:

Wild M20 "the finest microscope of the world"   

Das Wild M11,  ein vielseitiges und ausbaufähiges Mikroskop 

Basic Concepts in Optical Microscopy

 

 

 

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